Troianata

Troianata

Troianata (Τροϊανάτα) is a village located 11 km ESE of Argostoli and about 41 km W of Poros in the municipality of Argostoli on the island of Kefalonia. Troianata is linked with a road linking Travliata and Michata and to the Argostoli-Sami Road (GR-50) which links with Sami and are surrounded by the hills of Omalon with a few hilltops to the south and more to the north, forests lies to the south and to the hilltops and some mixed forests, grasslands, pastures, olive groves and farmlands covers the valley areas, a view of the Krani plain as well as the Argostoli area, Lixouri and parts of Paliki can also be seen.

Much of the population are rural and the main economy is based on agriculture with a few businesses. The income is in the middle range. Much of the population from the mid-20th century left for larger towns and mainly cities. The 1953 Ionian Earthquake destroyed every building in Troianata that took months to rebuilt. The entire population that time as well as other parts of the island were homeless and part of the population left Troianata. The following years, Troianatra became linked with the paved roads in the late-20th century. The population dropped to 130 in 1990, in the 1900s, the population used to be in the hundreds as was in other villages. The forest fire that consumed forests north of Troianata occurred in July 1998.

Nearest places

Geography and information

  • Location:
    • Longitude: 20.55667 (20°33'38") E
    • Latitude: 38.1565 (38°9'23") N
  • Postal code: 281 00
  • Elevation:
    • Lowest: valley (west)
    • Centre: 284 m
    • Highest: eastern part
    • Dialing code: +11+30-26710-66 (030-26710)

    Other

    Troianata has a small school is in Travliata, the nearest middle (lyceum) and secondary (gymnasium) schools are in Keramies, Demoutsanata has a church and a small square (plateia).

    Historical population

    Year Population Change
    1981 168 -
    1991 130 -38/2.04%

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